Swimming + Diving - Archives 2016-17

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Celaya-Hernandez Crowned SEC Champion On Platform
Swimming + Diving 02/18/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Juan Celaya-Hernandez was crowned the SEC champion on platform after diving to a school record and SEC meet record score of 496.55.

Celaya-Hernandez, Dejean Break School Records
Swimming + Diving 02/18/2017

Juan Celaya-Hernandez and Silas Dejean each broke school records on the last day of the SEC Championships at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center.

Relay Team Breaks Record In 400 Medley at SEC's
Swimming + Diving 02/17/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-The 400 medley relay team of Karl Luht, Silas Dejean, Logan Rysemus and Jake Markham broke the school record in the finals with a time of 3:08.00, earning eighth overall.

Four Swimmers To Compete in Championship Finals
Swimming + Diving 02/17/2017

UPDATE-Four swimmers qualified for the championship final in the 200 fly, 100 back and 100 breaststroke on day four of the SEC Championships at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center.

Celaya-Hernandez Notches Silver On Three-Meter
Swimming + Diving 02/16/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-Juan Celaya-Hernandez added to his medal collection after shattering his own school record on three-meter with an incredible score of 469.95, picking up his second silver medal.

Swimming and Diving Starts Strong In Prelims
Swimming + Diving 02/16/2017

UPDATE-On day three of the SEC Championships, Kara Kopcso punched her ticket to the A' final in the 100 fly prelims, coming in seventh overall at 52.34 at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center.

Cui Takes Fourth On One-Meter At SEC's
Swimming + Diving 02/15/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-Lizzie Cui dove to a fourth-place finish on one-meter in the finals, compiling a career-high score of 336.10 to move to second on LSU's all-time list in the event on day two.

Eleven Swimmers Earn Personal Bests In Prelims
Swimming + Diving 02/15/2017

On day two of the SEC Championships, Haylee Knight and Leah Troskot swam their way into the championship finals in the prelims, posting times of 22.43 and 22.39 respectively. Knight's time is also a personal best.

Divers Break School Records, Earn Silver Medals
Swimming + Diving 02/14/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-Juan Celaya-Hernandez and Lizzie Cui both shattered school records on one-meter and three-meter respectively, garnering silver medals

Two Swimmers Named To Community Service Team
Swimming + Diving 02/13/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU senior swimmers Angele Cherbonnier and Logan Rysemus have been named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team for their efforts in the Baton Rouge area.

Swimming & Diving to Open Championship Season
Swimming + Diving 02/13/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. The LSU swimming and diving team opens up championship season with the 2017 Southeastern Conference Swimming and Diving Championships from February 14-18.

Play Women's Swimming & Diving Sweeps Quad Meet
Swimming + Diving 01/28/2017

BATON ROUGE-On the final day of the annual quad meet, the LSU women's swimming team (7-2, 2-2) collected three wins over Houston, Rice and Tulane to wrap up the regular season on Saturday.

Lady Tigers Jump Out to Early Lead at Quad Meet
Swimming + Diving 01/27/2017

BATON ROUGE- Haylee Knight, Kara Kopcso and Lizzie Cui won an individual event apiece on day one of the quad meet between Houston, Rice and Tulane at the LSU Natatorium.

Women's Swimming & Diving to Host Quad Meet
Swimming + Diving 01/26/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU women's swimming and diving (4-2, 2-2 SEC) returns to the pool for the regular season finale in the annual quad meet against Houston, Rice and Tulane.

Swimming and Diving Closes Out Dual Meet Season
Swimming + Diving 01/21/2017

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The LSU swimming and diving team wrapped up the final dual meet of the season with a solid performance against SEC opponent Texas A&M on Saturday at the Rec Center Natatorium. Overall, the No. 25 ranked women (4-2) fell to the No. 7 Aggies by a score of 193-103, and the No. 24 ranked men (1-3) were defeated by a tally of 173-127.

Swimming & Diving To Wrap Up Dual Meet Season
Swimming + Diving 01/20/2017

BATON ROUGE-The LSU swimming and diving team will compete in the final dual meet of the season against SEC foe Texas A&M at 11 a.m. CT Saturday at the Rec Center Natatorium in College Station, Texas

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 01/20/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of January.

Celaya-Hernandez Earns SEC Freshman of the Week
Swimming + Diving 01/10/2017

BATON ROUGE -- Juan Celaya-Hernandez has been named SEC Male Freshman of the Week in an announcement Tuesday by the SEC office.

Seven Seniors Win Nine Events In Senior Tribute
Swimming + Diving 01/07/2017

BATON ROUGE- The LSU swimming and diving team combined for a strong showing at the senior tribute at the LSU Natatorium against Alabama.

Swimming and Diving To Hold Senior Tribute
Swimming + Diving 01/06/2017

BATON ROUGE, La.- The LSU swimming and diving team will return to action at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday at the LSU Natatorium for the senior tribute against Alabama.

Celaya-Hernandez Notches First Place On Platform
Swimming + Diving 01/05/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- Juan Celaya-Hernandez capped off an impressive stretch of diving, notching a win on platform as the LSU diving team closed out the final day of the Tennessee Diving Invitational.

Celaya-Hernandez Takes Third On Three-Meter
Swimming + Diving 01/04/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- Juan Celaya-Hernandez took third place overall on three-meter as the LSU diving team closed out day two of the Tennessee Diving Invitational.

Celaya-Hernandez Grabs Gold On One-Meter
Swimming + Diving 01/03/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-For the seventh time in eight events, Juan Celaya-Hernandez grabbed another gold medal finish on one-meter with a score of 377.15 on day one of the Tennessee Diving Invitational.

Diving Team to Open New Year at Tennessee Invite
Swimming + Diving 01/02/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- The LSU diving team will kick off the new year by taking part in the Tennessee Diving Invitational at 10:30 CT Tuesday at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center.

Phillip Takes Second on Platform to Close Invite
Swimming + Diving 12/19/2016

AUBURN, Ala.- On the final day of the Auburn Diving Invitational, the LSU diving team finished with a strong performance on platform as Matthew Phillip took second overall for the men.